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CASE REPORT
Year : 2003  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 61-62

Menstrual Psychosis : A Case Report


1 Registrar, Department of psychological medicine, Dr. R. N. Cooper hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, India
2 Honorary, Department of psychological medicine, Dr. R. N. Cooper hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, India
3 Lecturer, Department of psychological medicine, Dr. R. N. Cooper hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashutosh B Shah
Registrar, Department of psychological medicine, Dr. R. N. Cooper hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai
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Menstrual Psychosis is a unique disorder (Altschule et al, 1963). Over the last 150 years, sporadic case reports of this disorder are found in the literature. As yet, the standard psychiatric diagnostic nomenclature i.e. DSM, ICD-10 does not acknowledge its individuality. We report a 16-year-old female patient who was treated for three episodes of psychosis over a period of 5 months



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